TeachNZ Career Changer Scholarships

The 2018 TeachNZ Career Changer Scholarships are now closed.

The 2018 Career Changer Māori Medium Scholarships closed on Monday 9 October 2017.

If you have any questions please contact TeachNZ on teachnz.admin@education.govt.nz or call us during business hours on 0800 165 225.

TeachNZ scholarships are subject to change each year, including the categories, types and numbers of scholarships available.

Please check the scholarships table on the TeachNZ website in September to receive updated information on scholarships available for 2018.

If you're thinking of applying, we can also offer you some helpful advice before you complete your application. Click here to find out more.

Note: You do not need to be enrolled in an approved teaching programme when applying for a TeachNZ scholarship.

The information below applies to the 2018 TeachNZ Career Changer Scholarships.

Great teachers are not all the same – they have different backgrounds and life experiences. The TeachNZ Career Changer Scholarships acknowledge this diversity, and the energy and enthusiasm it can bring to teaching. These scholarships are for people who have a depth of life and work experience, understand the vital importance of education and enjoy working with young people.

The following Career Changer Scholarships are available for 2018:

Career Changer (Primary)

Māori Medium – for people wanting to teach in te reo Māori at primary school level.

Career Changer (Secondary)

  • Tipu Whakarito Te Reo Māori - for people wanting to teach te reo Māori as a subject in secondary schools.
  • Te Waka Whakarei - for people wanting to teach a secondary subject in te reo Māori in Wharekura.

Find out what's right for you by clicking on the relevant button below.

Or click here if you'd like to view the full TeachNZ Scholarships table.

Need help?

You can learn more about scholarships by reading our Scholarships: Frequently Asked Questions page.

Remember, we’re here to help. If you have any questions, you can email us on teachnz.admin@education.govt.nz or call us during business hours on 0800 165 225.

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